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7/3/2012 - Personnel Director


Job Opportunity
(Posting II)

County of Cumberland

790 E. Commerce St.  
Bridgeton, N.J. 08302 

May 25, 2012 

Personnel Director

Salary:  Dependent upon skills and experience


 Duties:    Reports to the County Administrator; maintains confidentiality in dealing with employee records and business; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with employees, Freeholders and the public; plans, organizes and directs the activities and staff of the Personnel Department, including Civil Service adherence, recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee benefits, health and safety, organizational development and training, labor relations, affirmative action and risk management; attends Freeholder meetings and other committee sessions; leads and participates in collective bargaining; supervises, trains and evaluates department staff; participates in the grievance process and serves as hearing officer; applies professional knowledge and personal judgment to technical and managerial problems and issues; provides oversight for records of personnel transactions including hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews and terminations; explains department programs, policies and activities; serves as affirmative action officer and ADA coordinator; provides counsel and recommendations to supervisors regarding progressive discipline and bargaining unit agreement interpretation; negotiates and resolves sensitive and controversial  issues; oversees and directs the development and administration of the department budget; provides additional supervision or oversight as requested by the County Administrator; related duties as assigned.       


 Requirements:  Minimum – Associate’s degree.  Five years of human resources employment experience.   Supervisory experience in a unionized environment.   Computer literacy.  Familiarity with Civil Service Commission rules and regulations.  Strong communication skills.  Strong labor negotiations skills.


Note:   Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of physical fitness screening and criminal background checks. 


Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to the Personnel Assistant at  Or fax to 856-453-0361.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.


The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer